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National Jean Company

Address Line 1: 34 Langley Rd
Address Line 2:
City: Newton
State: MA
Zip: 02459

Program(s): Communication - Fashion and Retail Merchandising

Industry: Fashion

Class Levels
Sophomore: Y
Junior: Y
Senior: Y
Graduate: Y
Most recent intern's responsibilities
Working with receiving and shipment, participating in events, learning back of house responsibilities
I will be working in the Marketing and Public Relations department of WPI. I will be working with Mr. Baron on a variety of tasks, which may also include working with others within the department. Some examples are helping to find relevant news stories, shadowing events, among other tasks.
MARKET INTERN/DRESSER GUIDELINES • HOW TO DRESS o PROFESSIONAL BLACK ATTIRE (NICE FLATS ARE FINE) o SUBTLE ACCESSORIES o NO BARE MIDRIFFS OR MINI SKIRTS • ARRIVE ON TIME • PAPER o QUICKBOOKS PRINTED ON GLOSSY (NOT CARD STOCK) 8.5X11 PAPER FROM TRAY 4 • PRINT TOP TO TOP, BUT PRINT 1 AND CHECK BEFORE PRINTING BALANCE (NEEDS TO LOOK LIKE A BOOK, NOT A TABLET) o LINELISTS PRINTED ON REGULAR 8.5X14 PAPER • HOW TO HANG A GARMENT o ALWAYS ON ODLR HANGERS – BEIGE VELVET WITH NAVY LOGO o ODLR LOGO FACING FRONT o EVERYTHING BUTTONED AND ZIPPED o MAKE SURE ALL HANGING STRAPS ARE USED PROPERLY (ESPECIALLY ON GOWNS) • SHOWROOM o MAKE SURE THROUGHOUT THE DAY THAT PENCIL HOLDERS ARE FILLED WITH SHARPENED ODLR PENCILS o MAKE SURE THERE ARE ALWAYS ENOUGH QUICKBOOKS (RUNWAY AND ADDITIONS) AND LINELISTS ON WINDOW LEDGE o ALWAYS MAKE SURE SHOWROOM IS CLEAN, NO TRASH ON THE FLOOR OR TABLES, GARMENTS ARE SPACED AND IN CORRECT ORDER ON RACKS (AND PROPERLY HUNG) o NO FOOD IN DRESSING ROOMS • DRESSERS o MAKE SURE THE GARMENT IS ZIPPED AND BUTTONED PROPERLY ON THE MODEL BEFORE THEY EXIT THE DRESSING AREA o MAKE SURE THE GARMENT IS LYING SMOOTHLY AND FITS PROPERLY. IF NOT, PUT IT ON ANOTHER GIRL o MODELS NEED TO BE STYLED AND LOOK EXACTLY HOW THE GARMENT AND MODEL LOOKED WHEN ON THE RUNWAY (BASED ON QUICKBOOK IMAGES ON THE DOORS OF THE DRESSING AREA) • RUNNERS o MOVE VERY QUICKLY WHEN BRINGING A LOOK BACK TO THE DRESSING AREA o RETURN SAMPLES PROPERLY HUNG TO SHOWROOM RACKS AS QUICKLY AS POSSIBLE (AND PLACE ON RACK IN ORDER)